Stillborn charity appealing for help

Tweet Women who suffer stillborn deaths can be seven times as likely to suffer from PTSD, and twice as likely to suffer from depression. These figures are the reason why local charity Oscar’s Wish foundation are desperate to raise awareness of the issue plaguing so many lives. Oscar’s Wish Foundation was created in 2014 to provide comfort and support to families and friends who have experienced the devastating loss of a baby before, during or shortly after birth. And they believe more work needs to be done to help those…

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Tottenham’s Triumph

Tweet Tottenham have arguably had the best Premier League season in their history. Not only did they manage to finish in the top four, but they will face Liverpool in the Champions League final on June 1. Many doubted the Lilywhites after they made no signings in over a year, so it is a fantastic achievement that they have made the final of Europe’s elite competition. Liverpool have beaten Spurs 2-1 in both of their previous meetings and the Reds are favourites again ahead of this game. In addition, they…

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Whitehawk: Will the Hawks rise again?

Tweet Yesterday I went to my third non-league game this season to see Whitehawk take on Hampton and Richmond Borough. In terms of atmosphere, Whitehawk is a class above Hastings United and Eastbourne Borough. Whitehawk have struggled so far this season in the Vanarama South, lying just two points off relegation before things kicked-off. On the other hand, Hampton and Richmond Borough came into the match 7th in the table, eight points off the play-off places. We got to the game very early to shoot some footage. In fact, we…

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Artists Open Houses: Colouring the streets of Brighton

Tweet Local artists open their doors to the public to celebrate artists who have struggled getting their work out there, coming from homelessness, illness, learning disabilities and recovery. The Brighton Artists open houses sees over 1,500 artists exhibiting their work in a range of houses and studios dotted around Brighton and Hove. Running from the 4th-24th of May every single year, it welcomes artists from all over the community and allows the public a chance to meet the artists behind the work. The open houses are a local event to…

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What makes the Eastbourne International special?

Tweet The Eastbourne International tennis event is one of the biggest attractions in the seaside town of Eastbourne. The tournament serves as a warm-up for Wimbledon and has become increasingly popular in recent years with blockbuster names Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki playing at the event. The championships is hosted at the longstanding Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club which opened in 1874. Chairman of Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club, Ken Pollock, speaks about this year’s tournament: Last year’s event saw Centre Court and Court One tickets sell out…

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Why is the UK not producing NBA talent?

Tweet While basketball becomes a more global sport with players from all over the world playing in the NBA the UK has struggled to keep up. Surprisingly basketball was the third most played team sport in the country amongst adults (behind football and cricket) according to the Sport England Active Lives Survey May 16/17. This shows that the country has the passion for the sport, but why has the UK struggled to produce top-level players? As of May 2019 the UK have two players in the NBA, Luol Deng and…

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